Royal Gorge Park

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There is a small (8 mile) trail system in a sort of figure 8, running along the rim of the royal gorge. Park at picnic area just before the bridge attraction, cross the road to the trailhead.

Food & Drink

After the Hike: Local Favorites

White Water Bar & Grill The hamburgers are fantastic! The cattle are raised on the Eastern plains of Colorado - Hormone Free, Grass Fed, The best money can buy.
45045 U.S. 50, Cañon City CO — (719) 269-1009
8 Mile Bar & Grill Plenty of seating, one good beer, and good company.
Pizza Madness Fun atmosphere and excellent pepperoni pizza! Drinks are large but one free refill though, so pace yourself lol
509 Main St, Cañon City CO — (719) 276-3088
Good Thyme Cafe Awesome service, great food, and it comes out of the kitchen...super fast! This place is a gem.
The Owl Cigar Store The burger is like the original Mc Donalds....time lost and brought back. Excellent.
Chicago Bob's Drove to Canon city to eat at Chicago Bob's...Great eats pulled pork, Brisket, and Ribs...Long drive back to Calhan, CO.. But it was worth it...
120 S 15th St, Cañon City CO — (719) 275-4226
Waffle Wagon Stuffed French toast is the best!!
Papa Murphy's GOOD PIZZA!!
310 N 16th St, Cañon City CO — (719) 276-0088
Momo Sushi Bar, Wok & Grill The canon roll is the best .
Jimmy John's Es muy parecido a Subway.
SUBWAY Warm, creative atmosphere. Only if they had wi-fi!
Old Mission Mexican Restaurant Best Mexican food in town and the coldest beer.
Big Burger World The burgers are good, and the bbq is awesome! Yum
1205 S 9th St, Cañon City CO — (719) 275-8079
China Garden If you don't like the crab rangoons, you are false.
3245 U.S. 50, Cañon City CO — (719) 276-1888
Chili's Grill & Bar Best of canon city
Coyote's Coffee Den Really surprised that the food here is quite good. It's not spectacular, but for a dusty hole in the wall in Penrose it was a pleasant surprise.
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